Carson Wentz was all the while hearing the boo birds even as fans couldn’t pack Lincoln Financial Field for the Philadelphia Eagles’ home-opener against the Los Angeles Rams.
Wentz was 26-for-43 for 242 yards. He threw two interceptions attempts and boos could be heard on the transmission from the non-existent fans.
The quarterback had an extreme game no uncertainty. Eagles fans were prepared to place in tenderfoot quarterback Jalen Hurts in for Wentz during the game as they were getting tired of the previous No. 2 generally pick’s presentation. Hurts was being utilized in some hostile bundles.
“Turnovers are killing us,” Wentz said after the game. “I gotta protect the football.”
The Eagles lost the game 37-19. While Wentz couldn’t do anything through the air, he had a 1-yard surging score in the second quarter. Miles Sanders likewise had a rushing touchdown.
Jared Goff, who was picked in front of Wentz in the 2016 draft, was 20-for-27 with 267 yards and had three score passes – all to Tyler Higbee. Troy Hill and Darious Williams were liable for the captures.
The Eagles tumbled to 0-2 on the season after the misfortune and are tied for last spot in the NFC East. The Rams move to 2-0 on the season and are among the top teams in the NFC West.